David Gascoigne

Chief Executive Officer
David is a life sciences veteran with three decades of leadership experience building businesses and teams to rapidly scale from initial launch to annual revenues of $300M. David graduated from Sheffield University in the UK with an advanced degree in Applied Statistics.

James Bendle

Chief Financial Officer
James Bendle is a versatile finance professional with experience in pre-IPO and large companies. Bendle has led teams in Finance, Investment, Pricing, Treasury, FP&A, M&A analysis, and Reporting functions for companies from startup to Fortune 50. His specialties include FP&A, business planning, modeling, investments, partnerships and scaling operations and systems.
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Tricia D’Cruz

Executive Chairperson
Tricia D’Cruz is an experienced senior executive, strategy consultant, and entrepreneur. For more than three decades, she has been a leader in growing high-tech companies. Ms. D’Cruz has the distinction of success at both large multi-national public companies and early-stage startup ventures, with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions.

Michele Hodde

Chief Marketing Officer
Michele Hodde is an entrepreneurial-minded marketing executive who drives top- and bottom-line results by creating and executing winning strategies and building great products, companies, and teams from start-ups to global enterprises. Specialties include identifying unrealized market opportunities, positioning and segmentation, and implementing processes and systems for growth.
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Mark Kunitomi, Ph.D

Chief Scientific Officer
Mark Kunitomi was a post-doctoral fellow at UC San Francisco with a background in genomics, bioinformatics and microbiology. He has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the University of California, San Francisco.